Cynorkis aurantiaca Ridl. 1886 SECTION Parviflorae Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATESummer

Common Name The Orange Cynorkis

Flower Size

Found in central Madagascar in evergreen forests as an epiphyte and marshes as a terrestrial at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with 2 tubers, a single grass-like leaf that blooms in the summer on a thin, bristly-glandular, erect, 2 to 6" [5 to 15 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bicornella aurantiaca (Ridl.) Szlach. & Kras 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2008 photo fide;

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